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Why You Should Adopt a Senior Dog

Everyone loves puppies, and how could you not? With their cute little faces and their endless amount of energy. Everyone thinks having a puppy is the best thing in the world. It can be, but puppies require a lot of effort in regards to training and socializing.

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The Geriatric Cat

“He’s just slowing down” is something that we often hear in veterinary medicine. Often, cats will come in for annual wellness exams with symptoms that may seem like they are just ‘ageing,’ when in reality, these can be symptoms of illness.

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What I Learned from Personal Pet Loss

I had had my furry family member since I was nine years old and therefore, had him through a lot of tough situations. From deaths in the family to teenage heartbreak, he was always a great listener. He was there whenever I needed a silent, but loving, presence and was never judgemental.

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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Last updated: June 21, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies effective June 21, 2021. We are asking all clients to abide by our updated policy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, bloodwork, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone, or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link. Please note that due to the high demand for appointments we are now seeing in the clinic, telemedicine options are very limited.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Thursday: 7:15 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:15 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members!

- Your dedicated team at Dartmouth Veterinary Hospital